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Dylan Van Baarle, Friends Life Yellow Jersey

Dylan Van Baarle clinches overall Tour of Britain victory

Garmin Sharp’s Dylan Van Baarle clinched overall victory at the Friends Life Tour of Britain, as Marcel Kittel book ended the race with a stage victory in central London. The Giant Shimano rider outsprinted Mark Cavendish on Whitehall in the sprint battle that British spectators had been waiting all week to see, with Kittel just […]


Yellow Jersey changes hands in Brighton, as Julien Vermote wins stage

The drama continued in the Friends Life Tour of Britain as the Friends Life Yellow Jersey changed hands yet again, as the end of a thrilling stage to Brighton, won by Julien Vermote. A trio of testing SKODA King of the Mountains climbs in the final 60-kilometres took their toll on the peloton, and Friends […]


Stunning Alex Dowsett coup rewarded with Yellow Jersey

  Matthias Brandle of IAM Cycling chalked up his second straight stage win, but the story of the day was Movistar Team’s Alex Dowsett blowing the Friends Life 2014 Tour of Britain asunder with the ride of his life in one of the most dramatic ever stages of the modern day race. A trio of […]


Matthias Brandle takes solo win in Exeter in Tour of Britain

Matthias Brandle of the IAM Cycling team held on for victory in Exeter, attacking his breakaway companions on the final SKODA King of the Mountains climb to take the win in front of packed crowds in the city centre. The Austrian rider was part of the day’s four strong escape group, and with the peloton […]


Fourth Friends Life Yellow Jersey in four days as race reaches Bristol

A searingly fast finish from Michal Kwiatkowski saw him become the fourth Friends Life Yellow Jersey of the 2014 race, as the Pole won the Worcester to Bristol leg of the race. The Omega Pharma Quick-Step rider took an imperious stage win on the Clifton Downs with a victory that seemingly makes him the man […]

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